Volunteer with Festival of Fools!
Each year a huge team of volunteers help us pull off the festival with tasks for all skills and abilities. Check out our options below and sign up for a shift. Don’t see a task that is a fit? Have a question? Email our managing director, Zach Williamson or call (802) 846.2523.
Festival of Fools Volunteer Positions
Join audiences of all ages for continuous laughs with world-class street performers, comedians and musicians in the heart of downtown Burlington, all while helping make BCA’s Festival of Fools happen. This year, the fun and laughs stretch through the Church Street Marketplace, City Hall Park, Vermont Comedy Club, Main Street, Nectar’s, and Red Square!
Here’s what we need help with:
Saturday, August 5: 9am to 3pm
Saturday, August 6: 1pm to 6pm
Help with backstage logistics and audience coordination. For a few hours, live the life of rock and roll.
Main Street Team:
Friday, August 4: Noon to 10pm
Help work on setting up Main St for our street party, work the party and then clean up after the party. Join our operations team as we shut down Main St and put on Burlington’s best party.
Church Street Team:
Thursday, August 3: 10am to 6pm
Friday, August 4: 10am to 10pm
Saturday, August 5: 9am to 10pm
Sunday, August 6: 11am to 8pm
Work with our staff to get the Festival up and running, maintain performance areas, load in and load out Festival equipment at the start and end of each day. Come and help us make Church Street the best four blocks in Vermont!
Friday, August 4: 10am to 2pm
Saturday, August 5: 9am to Noon
Sunday, August 6: 10am to 2pm, 4pm to 7pm
Work with our caterer to make our green room a space for our performers and staff to catch a much needed delicious break.
Friday, August 4: 11am to 7pm
Saturday, August 5: 11am to 7pm
Sunday, August 6: 11am to 5pm
Each shift is about 3-4 hours long and workload can vary with your interest. Thanks for volunteering with us!
For more information, please email Zach Williamson or call (802)846.2523.